The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Punjab has issued a high alert that India has released more water into the Sutlej River from Ferozepur.
According to PDMA spokesperson, India has released 73 thousand 418 cusecs of water from Ferozepur into Sutlej river.
The spokesperson of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority says that the water released from India will enter Pakistan from Ganda Singh Kasur in a few hours.
Relief Commissioner Punjab Nabil Javed has directed that the staff in the emergency control room should be kept alert all the time regarding this situation.
Earlier, India had released 95,27 cusecs of water from Harike into the Sutlej River.
It was directed by DG PDMA Imran Qureshi that Deputy Commissioners of Kasur, Okara, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar and Wahari should complete advance arrangements to deal with possible floods.
He said that the staff in the emergency control room should be kept alert all the time, all the relevant departments should keep the authorities informed about the latest situation.
DGPDMA Imran Qureshi directed that the disaster response team of Rescue 1122 should be kept on high alert, there should be ample stock of petrol and diesel for the rescue operation.
He further said that the citizens in the low-lying areas should be informed about the possible flood situation, the availability of medicines in the medical campus should be ensured in abundance.
DGP DDMA Imran Qureshi also said that adequate space and food should be arranged for the animals.